Radio and tv personalities, 20 vendors at Massena Triple “A” Home Show and Sale April 27
MASSENA -- On Friday, April 27, Triple “A” Building Center, corner of Malby Ave. and Route 37, will kick off the 2012 building and remodeling season with their annual Home Show and Sale.
North Country builders and homeowners can stop by Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and visit with the more than 20 vendors who have signed up for the show.
Terry Parrett Comedy Hypnosis Show to appear at Lisbon Central April 27
LISBON -- The Terry Parrett Comedy Hypnosis Show will appear at Lisbon Central School at 7:30 p.m. Friday April 27.
The public is invited to enjoy a one-of-a-kind event and a night of comedy and fun to benefit the Lisbon Senior Parents Class of 2012.
Tickets are $8 for adults in advance and $10 at the door. Price is $6 for students and senior citizens in advance or $8/door.
For tickets or information, call Tina Martin 528-1342.
Senate passes two important bills to protect animals, says Sen. Ritchie
To the Editor:
Whether a dog or a cat, when you take a pet into your home, it becomes a part of your family.
It would be hard for me to imagine life without our yellow lab. That’s why I’m helping to take steps to safeguard man’s best friend.
Last week, two important bills were passed in the Senate to protect animals.
Nicholville United Methodist Church spring rummage, bake sale April 26, 27
NICHOLVILLE – The Nicholville United Methodist church will present its annual spring rummage April 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A bake sale will also be offered on Friday. Most rummage sale items will be 50 cents unless otherwise marked.
Good condition used clothing, bedding, glassware, small appliances and household items will be featured. More info: 328-4667.
'Take Root!: A Training for Garden Educators' set for April 27 in Canton
CANTON -- Take Root!: A Training for Garden Educators is scheduled for April 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Extension Learning Farm, 2043 State Rt. 68, Canton.
This session is open to educators and youth workers interested in, or already implementing, garden-based learning into their work.
The training will cover developing a long term approach to garden based programs; fostering a commitment to yearlong food systems; building capacity; forming collaborations; building healthy soil and composting, and more.
There is a cost of $15 per person.
Massena Music Friends organization meets tonight in high school band room
MASSENA -- The Massena Music Friends organization will hold its regular monthly meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in the Massena High School band room.
Anyone with an interest in supporting music in the Massena Central School District is welcome.
Among items to be discussed are volunteer opportunities for upcoming year-end concerts and how best to use funds that have been raised to date to benefit the district’s music programs. New members are welcome.
Crane student makes first round of Macy’s sing-off competition, seeks online votes
POTSDAM – A Crane School of Music student has made the first round of Macy’s national Star-Spangled Banner Sing Off competition and is seeking votes.
You can vote for Kristyn Murphy’s rendition of the National Anthem once a day from through April 30 by liking Macy’s Facebook page and clicking the Sing-Off Tab, or by visiting www.kristynmurphy.com and following the link on the homepage.
Clarkson hockey captain from Ogdensburg receives Coaches' Award for teamwork, hustle
POTSDAM -- Clarkson University's men’s hockey captain Jake Morley of Ogdensburg was given two awards at the annual Knight Club Booster Awards Banquet on Saturday.
Morley was honored with the Mike Morrison Coaches’ Award for teamwork, hustle and dedication.
The award was named in honor of the former Clarkson captain who died in a work accident on July 27, 1988.
Canton resident graduates from Fire Support Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill
CANTON -- Army National Guard Pvt. Anthony J. Spadaccini has graduated from the Fire Support Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. The field artillery specialists serve in intelligence activities including target processing in field artillery, cannon battalions, division artillery, artillery and maneuver brigade and headquarters and fire support elements.
Spadaccini is the son of Joe and Jodie Spadaccini of Nickerson Road, Canton. He is a 2011 graduate of the National Guard Patriot Academy, Butlerville, Ind.
SLU Director of Athletic Medial Relations to receive Pete Nevins Award for Distinguished Achievement
CANTON -- Wally Johnson, Director of Athletic Media Relations at St. Lawrence University in Canton will receive the Pete Nevins Award for Distinguished Achievement at the 2012 ECAC-Sports Information Directors Association Workshop in Pittsburgh.
The award was approved by the ECAC-SIDA Executive Board in 2007. That year, Pete Nevins, the long-time sports information director at East Stroudsburg University, who was a legend in the industry for more than three decades, passed away.